Following is a provincial wildfire update for Wednesday, Aug. 17, 4 p.m. all of the wildfires received at least 35 millimetres of rain. All four remain 100 per cent contained the fire at Seven Mile Lake, Annapolis Co., is under control the fires at and Ten Mile Lake, Queens Co., Maitland Bridge, Annapolis Co. and Perch Lake, Pictou Co. are being patrolled, but there is no fire activity all of the wildfires will be reassessed this evening the section of Trunk 8 near Maitland Bridge, Annapolis Co., that has been closed since last week is now open but drivers are urged to be cautious due to emergency vehicles still along the highway restrictions on travel in woods have been lifted for all of Nova Scotia but people are asked to continue to avoid any activity that could potentially cause more wildfires campfire and brush burning in the province is now permitted today, in every county, until 8 a.m. The latest information on burning restrictions is posted daily at 2 p.m. at “http://www.novascotia.ca/burnsafe more information on the fires can be found at http://www.novascotia.ca/nsfire -30-
An Indian was arrested while taking photographs of Temple Trees this morning, the Police said.The Indian had been taking photographs while Independence Day celebrations were being held at Galle Face. The police said the Indian was being questioned for taking photographs of the high security zone.